#23 Trinity Too Much for Tigers, 43-28

#23 Trinity Too Much for Tigers, 43-28

October 13, 2007

2007 Football Captains.jpgOctober 13, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Trinity University, ranked #23 in NCAA Division III, proved to be too much for DePauw University's football team this afternoon, as the visitors left Blackstock Stadium with a 43-28 victory. The outcome leaves DePauw with a 4-2 record on the season and a 2-2 mark in Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference games. Trinity improves to 5-1 and 2-1.

The visitors from Texas racked up 618 yards of total offense. Trinity was led by senior quarterback Blake Barmore, who completed 22-of-32 passes for 476 yards and two touchdowns, and gained another 42 yards on 15 rushes, with two more touchdowns on the ground.

Trinity's 43 points were the most allowed by a DePauw defense since September 25, 1999, when Trinity shut out the Tigers 44-0 in San Antonio.

DePauw_IN.gifSpud Dick, DePauw's sophomore quarterback, threw for a career-high 318 yards, completing 27 of 50 passes, but he also was intercepted three times. The Tigers all-time leading rusher, senior Jeremiah Marks, returned to action after missing three games with an injury. He gained 72 yards on 20 carries.

For comprehensive coverage of today's game, visit the football program's Web page. A brief summary can also be found in the Indianapolis Star.

DePauw travels to Colorado Springs next Saturday for its first-ever meeting with Colorado College. The Tigers' next home game is Saturday, October 27, when DePauw entertains Austin on Old Gold Day.